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Sheema Chakka Recipe (Honest its a dish)

  • Breadfruit
  • Shallots : 5 nos vertically sliced
  • Tomato : 1 medium vertically sliced
  • Curry leaves : 2strings
  • Grated coconut : 1cup
  • Green chilly : 3 vertically sliced
  • cumin seeds : one pinch
  • Coriander powder : 1tsp
  • Chilly powder : 2tsp
  • Turmeric powder : 1/2tsp
  • Garam masala : 1/4tsp
  • Salt : as needed
  • Water : 2cup
  • Oil : 2tbsp

Preparation of Chakka Curry
  1. Peel and cut the breadfruit in to small cubic pieces and clean them well (Not wash).
  2. Pressure cook the cleaned pieces along with 1/4th teaspoon turmeric powder, water and salt until one whistle and turn off the flame.
  3. In a pan pour 1 tbsp oil, add grated coconut, onion, cumin seeds, one spring curry leaves and saute till the coconut turns brown.
  4. Lower the flame and add coriander powder, remaining turmeric powder, chilly powder, warm it for another 3 minutes and turn off the flame.
  5. Cool the ingredients in the pan and transfer it to a mixer and blend it in to a thick paste .
  6. Meanwhile in a second pan add 2 tbsp oill, splutter mustard seeds, then add onion, curry leaves, green chillies, tomato and saute till tomatoes become soft.
  7. Transfer the chakka along with water and the blended thick paste to the second pan and add the garam masala.
  8. Allow this mix to boil for around 10 minutes.
  9. Serve the Sheema chakka curry along with Rice
Tips
  • While cleaning, remove the brown part of breadfruit also.
  • Add water carefully and stirring slowly to make the gravy consistent.
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Re: Sheema Chakka Recipe (Honest its a dish)

Its called Chakka in Kerala,not sure about other south Indian states,other names are Phannas,kathal etc.
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Its called Chakka in Kerala,not sure about other south Indian states,other names are Phannas,kathal etc.
I don't think phannas is the same as breadfruit. Isn't phannas jackfruit
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Its called Chakka in Kerala,not sure about other south Indian states,other names are Phannas,kathal etc.
phannas is jack fruit; i am fairly certain.
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never even heard of it, it sounds so exotic.
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Re: Sheema Chakka Recipe (Honest its a dish)

"fruite"s are as exotic as chakkas. in fact they are very errr.. jaane do.
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phannas is jack fruit; i am fairly certain.
err.. chakkas are chakkas.. you know what I mean?
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phannas is jack fruit; i am fairly certain.
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never even heard of it, it sounds so exotic.
Breadfruit looks like jackfruit,so maybe its of the same family
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